Family, friends and admirers salute the casket of Luke Weathers, Jr., one of the original Tuskegee airmen, at his burial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Tuskegee Airmen William Fauntroy, left, and William Wilson, got an early look at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Wednesday. The veterans are in Washington for the Tuskegee national convention; the memorial will open in late August. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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